Improper Encoding or Escaping of Output Affecting git package, versions <1:2.0.0~rc2-1


0.0
high

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
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NVD
8.8 high
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Red Hat
7.8 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN9-GIT-340924
  • published 20 Mar 2017
  • disclosed 20 Mar 2017

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:9 git to version 1:2.0.0~rc2-1 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream git package and not the git package as distributed by Debian:9. See How to fix? for Debian:9 relevant fixed versions and status.

contrib/completion/git-prompt.sh in Git before 1.9.3 does not sanitize branch names in the PS1 variable, allowing a malicious repository to cause code execution.